Google empire not just a search engine (SEO)

October 24, 2020

Google empire not just a search engine (SEO)

There are many questions, research topics, and ideas that preoccupy us daily, and most of us do not even think about choosing a search engine to use in solving or understanding them, because the way is one that always takes us to Google.

Google is the most famous search engine, and a friend that we do not hesitate to always turn to and we trust its results and information.

it is often a first-step partner for everyone, whether if it was writing a school paper, a personal project, or even creating or completing some work.

How did Google start its journey as a search engine?

Back in 1996, Larry Page and Sergey Brin collaborated at Stanford University to launch a search engine they called BackRub.

Its idea originated as a university research project to search for files on the Internet.

Then this search engine was called Google, the name that came because of a misspelling, as it was supposed to be called Googol, which expresses a mathematical term and meaning 1010, to be a sign of the large size of this engine.

The company received financial support from Amazon founder Jeff Bezos, as well as support from other entrepreneurs.

Then, in 1998, Brian and Page left Stanford, establishing the company in September 1998.

By the year 2000, the Google search engine swept the internet world, laying the foundation stone for the Google empire that continues to grow and expand to this day.

What are the most famous Google products?

It is not only limited to search when we talk about Google, where the products and services of this company exceeded 250 different products that some of them have more than a billion user, here are some of them:

  • Search:

The most popular search engine on the Internet.

  • Gmail:

The free e-mail service includes a search engine, in addition to the ability to chat with Google Talk users via the e-mail page.

  • YouTube:

Watch and share videos for free.

  • Docs:

for free word processing, spreadsheets, and presentations on the web, it allows users to create and edit documents online in collaboration with other users at the same time through a computer, mobile, or tablet.

  • Drive:

a cloud storage system that provides users with a free storage space of 15 GB, and is characterized by ensuring the security of files and limiting their access to the owner or people who share storage links.

  • Translate:

the free translator for various texts and web pages.

  • Chrome:

the fastest, most secure, and widely used internet browser, featuring a simple, effective, and easy-to-use user interface, and it works on most operating systems.

  • Google Maps:

It provides a search for locations with the ability to locate specific places and view images of hundreds of cities around the world with high accuracy via satellite.

  • Map Maker:

a mapmaker that gives users the ability to edit maps in over a hundred countries, and view and saves personal edits.

  • Earth:

Mapping and geographic information program that provides images and maps of the entire Earth.

  • Ads:

Google ads and the main source of its revenue, and includes local, regional, and international distribution of ads.

  • Play:

a virtual store for Google products and it includes (music, books, movies, applications, Android games, and others).

  • Shopping:

An alternative view of online shopping, which is one of the first elements you see when searching for any type of product through the Google search engine, and it is useful for people who want to find deals from all over the internet on a single product.

  • Google Shopping Ads:

It is a type of advertising campaign on Google, and it is used to increase referrals or sales in particular.

Google and technology :

From the Pixel smartphone to smart home speakers, Google offers a set of great technology products that simplify things and make our everyday life easier.

It also offers a range of tech products under its own brand, and a wide range of smart home products under the Nest brand, including thermostats, smoke detectors,s and a range of home security cameras.

Here are some of these products:

  • Home Hub
  • Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL
  • Pixel USB-C Earbuds
  • Nest Hello Video Doorbell
  • Google Pixel Slate Chrome OS Tablet
  • Nest E-Learning Thermostat
  • Google Home Mini Smart Speaker
  • Google Wi-Fi Mesh Wi-Fi Network System
  • Nest Protect Smart Smoke and Carbon Monoxide Alarm
  • Chromecast Ultra
  • Nest Cam IQ Indoor Security Camera
  • Google Home Max Smart Speaker
  • Google Pixel book Chrome OS Laptop
  • Nest Secure Alarm System

What are the provided facilities by Google for emerging companies and entrepreneurs?

In 2011, Google launched the Google Group for startups and entrepreneurs and has direct involvement in 30 countries.

This group aims to facilitate the process of communication between startups and Google tools, to achieve goals, such as:

  1. Establishing partnerships with institutions that have global and local imprint to help them deal with Google and expand more.
  2. Activating the role of Google-led programs, such as the Women Entrepreneurs Program, to communicate with them through monthly meetings.
  3. Helping to connect startups with Google products relevant to their stage of growth.

At the same time, Google has allowed startups the chosen startups to use Google’s 26,300 employees to obtain engineering, employment, and business consults.

It also provides through its (Googleplex) to give lectures on company formation and business development.

Indeed, Google succeeded in achieving its goal of supporting entrepreneurs and helping them achieve their dreams.

According to the company’s statement, the Japanese games company Dena acquired Ngmoco, a Google investment, for $ 400 million.

Conclusion :

Google has become an important detail of life. We return to it and we depend on it and trust it.

Today, unlike many large companies, it still seeks to provide assistance and benefit if it is well understood and delved into its depths.

Pandu Nayak, vice president of Google, who has been with it for 14 years, says:

“There is one thing of the basic things that have not changed in those 14 years, and that I greatly appreciate, which is that we have built the search based on users, people come to Google to search for important things in their lives, and our deep and important responsibility is to give them great results and answers to wonderful experiences, helping them to continue their lives more effectively”.

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